The Echoing Ida Collection (Paperback)

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By Cynthia R. Greenlee (Editor), Kemi Alabi (Editor), Janna A. Zinzi (Editor)
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Rooted in reproductive justice, Echoing Ida harnesses the power of media for social justice--amplifying the struggles and successes of contemporary freedom movements in the US.

Founded in 2012, Echoing Ida is a writing collective of Black women and nonbinary writers who--like their foremother Ida B. Wells-Barnett--believe the way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them." Their community reporting spans a wide variety of topics: reproductive justice and abortion politics; new and necessary definitions of family; trans visibility; stigma against Black motherhood; Black mental health; and more.

This anthology collects the best of Echoing Ida for the first time, and features a foreword by Michelle Duster, activist and great-granddaughter of Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Imagining a gender-expansive and liberated future, these essays affirm the powerful combination of #BlackGirlMagic and the hard, unceasing labor of Black people to reimagine the world in which we live.

About the Author

Cynthia R. Greenlee is a writer, editor, and historian of the African-American experience. She is a former senior editor at Rewire.News. Kemi Alabi is a poet, teaching artist, and cultural strategy director of Forward Together. Janna A. Zinzi is a communications strategist, writer and performer.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781558612839
ISBN-10: 1558612831
Publisher: Feminist Press
Publication Date: January 12th, 2021
Pages: 328
Language: English